Winter Welfare

rolling in snowIf your horses are healthy they will benefit physically and mentally if you keep them unclipped, unrugged, outdoors with good natural shelter, and in a familiar social group. Oldies/arthritics/poorlies may benefit from a rug, always take individual needs and environment into account.  See this well-referenced article below for more info.

http://academialiberti.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/thermoregulation-in-horses-in-cold-time.html?m=1

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